Our team offers interactive professional development sessions focused on culturally-appropriate ways of engaging students in writing as well as research-based ways to improve student writing. Our presenters tailor professional development to school contexts, student needs, and teacher audience.
Teaching Mechanics Through Craft
Engaging Writers with Real-World Prompts
Writing for Argument and Opinion
Writing Across the Curriculum
A Sample of Our Professional Development Topics:
Teaching and Using the Writing Process
Teaching Writing to English Language Learners Creative Nonfiction
Preparing for the FSA with Authentic Writing Fandom, Screenwriting, and Engagement
The Seven Bridges Writing team consists of professors of education, professors of writing, and K-12 teachers who have been trained in our programs. We have a full-time "regular" team as well as associates from UNF and from local districts who can be called in to conduct professional development.
"This was by far the most engaging and relevant professional development I've ever had."
"I learned so much as a writer and teacher."
"My only critique about the Summer Institute: it was too short!"